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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 8, 2005|
|Born:||October 31, 1922||Cause of Death:||lung cancer|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
First stage appearance, walk-on role in summer stock production of "The School For Scandal" at Clinton Playhouse (Connecticut)
Broadway debut in "Out of the Frying Pan"
Toured military camps with USO production of "Junior Miss"
Film acting debut in "The Long Night"
Garnered Oscar nomination for role in "I Remember Mama"
Originated the role of Maggie the Cat on Broadway in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
Last film role for ten years, "By Love Posessed"
Last film appearances in "Summertree" and "The Todd Killings"
Had operation for cancer; recovered
Returned to Broadway to co-star in "Finishing Touches"
Toured in production of Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness!"
Starred in TV series, "Dallas" (left in 1984 to have heart surgery; was replaced by Donna Reed for a season)
Returned to her role as 'Miss Ellie' on "Dallas"; stayed with the show for five years
Reunited with original cast of "Dallas" to film "Dallas Reunion: Return to Southfork"
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